$500-550 gaming PC build

In your opinion, what's the best $500-550 gaming PC build?
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  1. Best answer
    This PC should be able to handle almost everything that you throw on it.. If you wanna overclock the CPU then i would advise you to get a CPU cooler !

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($119.99 @ Newegg)
    Motherboard: Biostar TA970 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($79.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: G.Skill Sniper 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($49.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.99 @ Newegg)
    Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2GB Video Card ($129.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($29.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Corsair Builder 600W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($29.99 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer ($14.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $493.92
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-28 01:22 EST-0500)
  2. Thanks so much! What's the difference between the different types of the 7870? I'm talking about the Sapphire one and the MSI one.
  3. The MSI one that i have mentioned here is a a factory overclocked ver. so it will offer better performance, also its cheaper !

    If you feel my answers satisfied you, please pick it as the Best answer !
  4. What settings will this PC run next gen games on, at the best frame rates?
  5. Should give around 35-45 FPS on Ultra ..
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